Kennon Receives Preseason All-American Status, To Play in Bowl Game

Kennon Receives Preseason All-American Status, To Play in Bowl Game

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha Baptist University football player Ethan Kennon dominated the gridiron in 2013, and was richly rewarded with a selection to the USA College Football Division III Preseason All-American Team, earning a spot on the First Team Defense, along with 80 other Division III individuals across the nation. The award represents outstanding student-athletes [Continue Reading…]

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department has released the 2013-14 MBU Scholar Athlete’s List, recognizing 44 athletes in 11 different sports, the most since the 2011-12 academic year. Athletes must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in both the fall and spring semesters while lettering in one intercollegiate sport. This criterion exceeds [Continue Reading…]

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

WATERTOWN, WI – Each year, the NCCAA hosts an Annual Convention for member institutions to provide education and encouragement in its mission and schools, while giving recognition at the Hall of Fame Banquet, sponsored by SCORE International, on Friday, May 31. Maranatha Baptist University was recognized as the 2013-14 Sports Ministry, and Presidential Awards recipients, [Continue Reading…]

Football Enters Sabercats Era with Spate at Helm

Football Enters Sabercats Era with Spate at Helm

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department recently announced the hiring of Nathan Spate, a 1998 graduate of Maranatha, as head coach of the football team. “We are excited about the wealth of experience Nate brings to our coaching staff and football program,” Athletic Director Rob Thompson stated. “As an alumnus, Nate understands [Continue Reading…]

Kennon Honored as NCAA DIII Tackling Leader

Kennon Honored as NCAA DIII Tackling Leader

WATERTOWN, Wis. — Junior football linebacker Ethan Kennon (Raleigh, NC) has recently been recognized as the NCAA DIII National Statistical Champion in tackles per game (15.8) for the 2013 regular season. For the ninth time in Maranatha’s history, and first ever at Maranatha Baptist University, a student-athlete has been recognized by the NCAA as the [Continue Reading…]

Four Maranatha Football Players Receive All-NCCAA Honors

Four Maranatha Football Players Receive All-NCCAA Honors

WATERTOWN, WI – The NCCAA recently published the All-NCCAA Football Teams, and four Maranatha Baptist University players were named to Second Team and Honorable Mention. The NCCAA chooses players to the Offense, Defense and Specialist 1st and 2nd Teams as well as Honorable Mention for all three. Awards are also given for 2013 Offensive and [Continue Reading…]

Football Team Defeated By Eagle’s Efficient Offense

Football Team Defeated By Eagle’s Efficient Offense

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – In their last home game of the season, Maranatha faced the #2 seed in the Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference (NACC), Benedictine University, ultimately falling 55-13 to the Eagles on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles offensive efficiency was represented in six scores out of seven trips to the end zone while racking [Continue Reading…]

Warriors’ First Quarter Surges Sinks Crusaders

Warriors’ First Quarter Surges Sinks Crusaders

Box Score MILWAUKEE, WI – The Wisconsin Lutheran Warriors used a 35-point outburst in the first quarter, as well as a strong defensive performance that produced six sacks, and seven fumbles, to defeat the Maranatha Crusaders, 56-6 on Saturday afternoon. The Crusader offense, well off its average yardage of 329 yards per game, produced 202 [Continue Reading…]